Figures: The draft Inventory of US Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks

1990-2008 is now available for public comment. This report indicates that in 2008, total US greenhouse gas emissions were 6946.1 Tg CO2-eq. Overall, total US emissions have risen by 14% from 1990 to 2008. However, emissions decreased by 2.9% from 2007 to 2008. It also presents emissions of HFCs and PFCs as ozone-depleting substance (ODS) substitutes by the end-use sector. Refrigeration and air-conditioning sector emissions represented 101.7 Tg CO2-eq in 2008 vs 99.3 in 2007, 61.7 in 2000 and 19.8 in 1995. More: